Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Pittsburgh articles below.
Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.
The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company will establish an additional ATC research facility which will be used for testing self-driving cars.
Liberty Mutual Insurance releases pedestrian safety index with top 15 safest U.S. cities for pedestrians.
The Tower at PNC Plaza reflects the company's ongoing support of green building practices.
Traditional technology centers like Silicon Valley and the 128 loop in Boston are well known, but new high-tech hubs are sprouting in locations far and wide. From the September/October 2012 issue